Parbat: A girl died and 11 others were injured in a road accident that took place in Goudamuni of Durlung in Kushma Municipality-3 on Saturday.
The accident involving a jeep (Ga. 1 Ja. 5229) took place when it was carrying passengers from the district headquarters Kushma for Durlong. Sheetal BK, a seven-year-old girl from Kushma-3, who was seriously injured in the accident, died during treatment at a local hospital, according to Suman Niure, Chief of District Traffic Police Office, Parbat.
The injured including four-year-old Prince Chhetri and 50-year-old Chandrakala Chhetri have been sent to Gandaki Hospital Pokhara for further treatment. Three-year-old Saurabh BK, Shanti BK, 23, Krishna Prasad Padhya, 70, Nishan Pariyar, 16, Hiradevi Magar, 55, Min Bahadur Chhetri, Amrit Sharma, 47, Bhajat Sharma, 76, Amar BK, 16, of Pokhara were injured in the accident.
They are undergoing treatment at a local health facility. The jeep fell down about 30-35 meters from the road. The driver of the jeep has been taken into custody for investigation into the accident.